By: Megan Elliott


White sauce, is made from a roux (butter and flour) and milk. It is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine. It is used as the base for other sauces (such as Mornay sauce, which is Béchamel with cheese).

List of main ingredients:

  • Flour
  • Milk
  • Nutmeg

Link to sauce recipe & link to video on how to prepare the sauce:

List of sauces that can be made from this mother sauce:

  • Cream Sauce
  • Mornay Sauce
  • Soubise Sauce
  • Nantua Sauce
  • Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • Mustard Sauce

Common dishes that are served with this sauce:

  • Lasagna Bolognese
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Oxtail Macaroni and Cheese
  • Chile Con Queso
  • Baked Ziti